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In Second Acts you’ll discover topics like pursuing your passion and discovering a purpose after retirement, advice on continuing your personal growth and tackling the new surroundings of life in your prime.

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In Second Acts you’ll discover topics like pursuing your passion and discovering a purpose after retirement, advice on continuing your personal growth and tackling the new surroundings of life in your prime.

Keep Moving Forward
Personal Growth

Keep Moving Forward: How to Let Go of What May Never Be

I recently attended two parties in the same day. The first was the celebration of neighbor baby’s first birthday. The baby recently took his first s... Read More
Life After 50 Self-Love
Personal Growth

What (Really) Goes Into Life Over 50 That Works: Self-Love

I have a vivid memory of watching a black and white television show featuring a then very young Pat Boone as a teenager. His mother on the show was a ... Read More
Homemade Bread
Personal Growth

The 50 Ways to Leave Your 40s: #16 Homemade Bread

I have had a weekend of 'should haves' and up until Sunday at 6pm, I didn't feel like I'd achieved much. I should have attended a meditation wor... Read More
Women in Tech
Career Transition

Women in Tech: New Careers On the Horizon

“I thought you were a man,” the young female consultant exclaimed. “Excuse Me?” I said. “Oh, when the team said their manager was coming, I ... Read More
Invisibility
Personal Growth

Enjoying My “Cloak of Invisibility”

They say that women are feeling invisible over fifty; no more admiring glances or the Millennial equivalent of wolf whistles. Our skin becomes more tr... Read More
Going Blonde
Personal Growth

50 Ways to Leave Your 40s: #15 Do Blondes Have More Fun?!

The problem with having industrial strength thick hair, that once upon time was Auburn, is it shows the grey without a second thought. And having gone... Read More
Find Your Passion
Career Transition

Find Your Passion and Grit

So you want to find your passion and be satisfied with your work? It probably will not surprise you to learn that, in general, drive and determination... Read More
Sleeping Beauty Ballet
Personal Growth

50 Ways to Leave Your 40s: #14 The Sleeping Beauty Ballet

On paper, watching a ballet is not my thing at all. I'm much more of a jazz hands, foot tapping, feel good musical kind of girl. In my head, my nau... Read More
Wise Words
Personal Growth

Wise Words to My Younger (and Older) Self

Isn’t it interesting how a seasoned outlook can change our perspective? When my daughter turned 21, I felt singularly responsible to “carry” ... Read More
Rock Choir Music
Personal Growth

50 Ways to Leave Your 40s: #13 Rock Choir

It's safe to say I am not blessed with the vocal range of Barbara Streisand or Beyoncé. However, I like to think (key word) I can kind of hold a t... Read More
Self-Defense for Women
Personal Growth

Best Weapons of Self-Defense for Women

I am a partner in a property management firm. Recently, I showed a property and felt a little vulnerable. I don't often feel this way, but I just happ... Read More
Enjoy Life Dance
Personal Growth

Enjoy Life – Let’s Dance!

Do you remember Raffi, the children’s troubadour? For decades now, he has been writing and singing wonderful songs and music for little kids. Baby B... Read More
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